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Arrhythmia Tech

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

HAH_MercyOne  CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Acts as liaison between Heart Rhythm Center Staff and Clinical Services regarding cardiac rhythm monitoring
  • Applies external cardiac rhythm monitoring equipment
  • Communicates with patients verbally and in written/typed format
  • Communicates with Heart Rhythm Center’s cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) and external monitoring device industry representatives for technical and patient assistance as needed
  • Completes billing as needed
  • Documents symptoms, records monitor strips, & routes reports to the appropriate provider for interpretation
  • Documents progress notes as appropriate in the EMR
  • Educates patients on monitoring of heart rhythms and use of monitors
  • Educates staff on monitoring procedures and protocols
  • Enters data in computer and maintains EMR
  • Maintains, tracks supplies and equipment
  • Makes general interpretation of arrhythmias; identifies adverse arrhythmias and informs a Heart Rhythm Center nurse or provider as needed
  • Navigates to the Heart Rhythm Center’s secured external websites for enrollment of services, appointment scheduling, equipment ordering, report collection, and/or updating patient information.
  • Notifies a Heart Rhythm Center nurse of significant patient complaints and or arrhythmias
  • Orders supplies for cardiac arrhythmia and/or device monitoring
  • Schedules patients for follow-up and testing
  • Trouble shoots monitor performance, arranges for monitor replacement or sends for repair as needed.

Qualifications
  • Basic computer/keyboard skills required
  • High school diploma preferred or high school equivalency.    

  • Cardiac medical terminology class within six (6) months of hire
  • Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia within 6 months of hire. Test out or repeat with passing score every two (2) years
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the healthcare provider; certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately within 6 weeks of hire)

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, West Des Moines , Arrhythmia Tech, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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